Enrol in fee-paying programmes
International students may also apply to enrol in the following fee-paying preparatory programmes.
- HSE International Preparatory Programmes in Russian (Basic or Intensive). The programmes are designed for international students who are planning to enter a Russian-taught full-degree programme at HSE or another Russian university. The courses cater to students with varying levels of Russian and include:
- Russian as a Foreign Language course;
- General elective courses relevant to academic tracks in humanities, economics, engineering and technology. Before classes begin, students are required to take an entrance test. Students are then enrolled in a course according to their test result.
Application deadline: July 31 (for the Basic course) OR November 15 for the Intensive Course.
- English Preparatory Programme in Economics. The programme is designed to prepare students for a degree-level study in the field of Economics in English. The course curriculum is divided in 2 semesters and combines English language training and subject-specific modules.
Application deadline: November 30
After completing a chosen preparatory programme, students take exams as will be required by their study plan. Students, who pass the exams successfully, will receive a certificate of completion of a chosen preparatory programme. Successfull graduates of HSE Preparatory Basic course and English Preparatory Programme in Economics are eligible for a 50% discount on further tuition-paid programmes.
How to apply:
- Choose the Course (1, 2 semesters, English Preparatory Programme in Economics
- Apply online (You wil be required to upload scans of your passport, photograph and diploma/degree).
- Undergo Competitive Selection. Your application will be reviewed for eligibility and entry requirements within 2 weeks.
- Get an Invitation and apply for a Student Visa. Visa invitations can be requested only 90 days prior to the beginning of the programme)
All international students enrolled in the HSE International Preparatory Programmes are guaranteed a place in one of the HSE student dormitories.
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Take Russian Language Placement Test